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Will Jay-Z lead artists into a powerful new digital era?

By Ashahed M. Muhammad Jay-Z rarely uses social media so when he used his Twitter account to communicate with his 3.1 million followers, people kind of knew something was brewing. It was seen as a major move when the Hip … Continue reading

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Edits to Wikipedia pages on Bell, Garner, Diallo traced to 1 Police Plaza

By Kelly Weill http://flickr.com/photo/35034362831@N01/2456817669   Computers operating on the New York Police Department’s computer network at its 1 Police Plaza headquarters have been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of alleged police brutality, a review by Capital has revealed. … Continue reading

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Selfies allow black women to say we are here, and we are beautiful

By Syreeta McFadden When others recognize you being present in a world of wonder, you feel the joy of existence. That’s why we take selfies. They are pixelated bits of confection to remind us that we are all interconnected, no … Continue reading

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In Kansas City, Superfast Internet And A Digital Divide

Kansas City has some of the Internet’s best service anywhere. Providers there jostle for customers who can now expect broadband that’s about 100 times faster than the national average. But, four years after Google Fiber landed in Kansas City, people … Continue reading

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China national charged in hacking plot to steal US military data

US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of Boeing and other firms with large defence contracts. Su Bin, who was arrested in Canada last month, is accused of working with two other suspects to steal … Continue reading

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SoftBank Said to Enter Direct Talks on Sprint-T-Mobile Deal

By Alex Sherman and Aaron Kirchfeld SoftBank Corp., which is seeking to combine its Sprint Corp. (S) unit with T-Mobile US Inc., has entered direct talks with T-Mobile’s owner Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) to resolve obstacles to a potential deal, … Continue reading

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NSA reportedly using radio waves to tap offline computers

By Steven Musil The National Security Agency is using secret wireless technology that allows it to access and alter data on computers, even when they are not connected to the Internet, according to a New York Times report. Since 2008, … Continue reading

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Tips for changing your passcodes

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Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

By Mike Miesen Young women are learning to program computers in the unlikeliest of places, developing apps that will help their neighbors—and themselves. If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park … Continue reading

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African Americans and Technology Use

By Aaron Smith This report on African Americans and technology is the first in a series of demographic snapshots of technology use and adoption among different groups of adults in the United States. Based on a survey of 6,010 American adults, … Continue reading

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